The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 29 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.30% 3.76% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 4.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,550
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.08%
Information Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 155 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.66% 83.33% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 121 140 334
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) CISM
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) TACACS
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) SecurID
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Riverbed
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSight